Deputy Pastoral Achievement Leader, Manor Park

Closing date:

Little Ilford SchoolManor Park

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,217 -£31,049
Contract term: Permanent


Headteacher – Ian Wilson

Learning Together Achieving Together Succeeding Together 

Required as soon as possible


Salary: £28,712 - £31,049

36 hours per week term time only

(N.B. Annual leave for Support Staff to be taken in school holidays)

This is a fantastic opportunity to begin or continue your leadership journey in a well led, collaborative and supportive faculty.  Little Ilford is a friendly, inclusive and oversubscribed school in Newham making a big difference to the lives of our diverse student community. In 2016 we moved into a brand new state-of-the-art building. We have a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured. Our targets for attainment and progress are challenging, but staff have the focus and determination to realise them for the benefit of our students.  We really know our students, and focus on them as individuals.  Pastoral systems are strong and we value a curriculum offer and activities that educate the whole child.  

As a school we are absolutely committed to ensuring that all staff have access to comprehensive professional development and have developed an exciting and impactful programme designed to offer training that makes a real difference.  We value a good home/work balance and do what we can to support our staff in this respect.  

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high calibre Deputy Pastoral Leader to join our energetic and dynamic team.  You will work with a Pastoral Achievement Leader, ensuring that the quality of pastoral care is outstanding and that all students achieve their potential.

We will support and develop you to become an outstanding leader.  We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who take risks in order to achieve excellent results for our students.  

The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to a good level (min C grade in English and maths)
  • Youth work/counselling qualifications or experience
  • Experience of working pastorally with children including experience of safeguarding
  • A calm, decisive, unflustered and warm manner 
  • An understanding of current educational issues 
  • Strong behaviour management skills 
  • The ability to work as part of a team 
  • The ability to relate to parents and other stakeholders

‘Little Ilford is an outstanding school’

‘Teaching over time is outstanding. Every individual counts and careful monitoring and intervention systems ensure all students achieve them ambitious targets’

Ofsted 2012.

To apply or obtain further information please see the vacancy section of our website or contact Wendy Imbert on 0208 928 3548 /email

The closing date is 17th October 2018

We will shortlist as applications come in.

Little Ilford School, Rectory Road Manor Park, London E12 6JB

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Manor Park, E12 6JB



Telephone Number:    020 8928 3548

Fax Number:     020 8478 5954

Closing Date:  17th October 2018   


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More about Little Ilford School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rectory Road, Manor Park, London, E12 6JB, United Kingdom
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Little Ilford School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-16 secondary school, situated in the London Borough of Newham. The school, which was founded in 1957, has 1,325 students on roll. 

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